A spate of high-profile cyber attacks has highlighted the criticality of supply chain security and put new pressures on security leaders. How can we ensure that cyber security remains robust down the full length of supply chains?
If you have a teenager at home, you may have come across the online game Among Us. Set on a space station, players run around as identical-looking aliens – that is, until one player gets bumped off. The remaining players then must guess which one of their fellow players is in fact a mole wreaking havoc.
An old idea with a modern makeover, the online game isn’t a million miles away from the new frontier of cyber threats: supply chain attacks. From CloudHopper to SolarWinds, businesses have seen email fraud and account compromise bring down entire systems. Most worryingly of all, businesses can no longer simply rely on their own security systems – all it takes is a cyber security chink in the supply chain for sensitive data to be leaked to criminals.
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